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Election Posters Ripped Down After Seoul Mayoral Candidates Announce Support for Sexual Minorities and Feminists

Election Posters Ripped Down After Seoul Mayoral Candidates Announce Support for Sexual Minorities and Feminists

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Election posters of minor candidates competing for the mayoral seat in Seoul have been damaged by voters after they publicly announced their support for feminists and LGBT rights. Seoul Mapo Police Station recently arrested perpetrators who took down election banners of Oh Tae-yang, Mirae Party’s candidate for the mayoral [...]

Seoul City to Provide Faster Public Wi-Fi Service at Must-visit Places from Next Month

Seoul City to Provide Faster Public Wi-Fi Service at Must-visit Places from Next Month

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government said Monday faster public Wi-Fi service will be available at the city’s popular tourist attractions and parks starting next month. The upcoming service will offer speed that is four times faster and simultaneous coverage 2.5 times bigger than the current one, according to the city [...]

Seoul City to Set Up ‘Smart Poles’ to Replace Street Lamps, Traffic Lights, and CCTV

Seoul City to Set Up ‘Smart Poles’ to Replace Street Lamps, Traffic Lights, and CCTV

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday that the city had set up ‘smart poles’, which function as street lamps, traffic lights, Wi-Fi base stations, and closed-circuit television cameras, at 26 locations throughout the city including Seoul Square and Sungnyemun Gate in downtown. The city plans to come up with 10 [...]

Plastic Bottles Remade into Leggings and Bags

Plastic Bottles Remade into Leggings and Bags

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s city government and local fiber manufacturer Hyosung TNC Co. together released a series of apparel and bags produced in accordance with a plastic bottle recycling agreement. They two entities released the ‘Love Seoul’ series that includes leggings and pleat bags made from PET-based fabric. Seoul city collected plastic [...]